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Philip Russel Appointed Dean of Graduate Education: Chronicle of Higher Education

The appointment of Philip Russel, interim dean of the School of Business Administration, to dean of graduate education was reported Feb. 8 in The Chronicle of Higher Education.

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First PhilaU Physician Assistant Studies Students Enrolled in NJ Program: Press of Atlantic City

The first class of Philadelphia University Physician Assistant Studies students in the New Jersey program are midway through their first year in the growing program, the Press of Atlantic City reported Feb. 2. The PA program in New Jersey, which …

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Prof. Philip Russel Talks About Bankruptcy Procedures: Roxborough Review

Finance Professor Philip Russel discussed bankruptcy procedures in an article on a local restaurant filing for Chapter 11 protection, The Roxborough Review reported Feb. 2.

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PSU Coach Pat Chambers Talks About Hoops Record at PhilaU: Pennlive.com

Penn State University basketball coach Pat Chambers talked about his playing days as a PhilaU Ram and how that may impact his coaching, Pennlive.com reported Jan. 21. When asked about Chambers’ three-point shooting, PhilaU men’s basketball coach Herb Magee said, …

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PhilaU Names Monica Lam SBA Academic Dean: Philadelphia Business Journal

Philadelphia University has named Monica Lam, Ph.D., academic dean of the School of Business Administration, effective July 1, the Philadelphia Business Journal reported Jan. 20.

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President Spinelli Discusses Benefits of PhilaU-TJU Integration at Economic Conference: Philadelphia Business Journal

PhilaU President Stephen Spinelli Jr. discussed the benefits of the PhilaU-Thomas Jefferson University integration at a meeting of some 400 business leaders attending the 2016 Economic Conference, the Philadelphia Business Journal reported. Spinelli said the proposed merger grew out of …

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PhilaU Ram Peter Alexis Reaching New Heights: CBS Philly

Senior big man Peter Alexis led the Rams with 25 points and 9 rebounds during the men’s basketball 89-82 win over Kutztown on Jan. 13, CBS Philly reported. Alexis, who recently became the seventh player in the history of PhilaU …

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Transdisciplinary Focus is Key to MBA Education, President Spinelli Tells BizED

Teaching decision making across disciplinary boundaries should be an important component of MBA programs, many of which are too “vanilla,” PhilaU President Stephen Spinelli Jr. said in a BizEd article on MBA education. “Most business schools do not have the expertise to …

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Professor Malhotra’s Research on Commodity Funds Cited in The Wall Street Journal, Yahoo! Finance

Specialty commodity funds fall short on key measures, according to new research co-authored by PhilaU Professor Davinder Malhotra, The Wall Street Journal and Yahoo! Finance reported Jan. 11. These categories of funds have not been able to consistently create positive …

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Magee One of Top Five Coaches in Philly Sports History: CBS Philly

PhilaU head men’s basketball coach Herb Magee is one of the top five coaches in Philadelphia sports history, CBS Philly reported Jan. 8. “I don’t care where you do it, if you win 1,000 games you’re a legend and you …

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